LOST AND FOUND
Ransomware Ripping Through Russia Uses Stolen NSA Code
Elite Hackers: Stealing NSA Secrets Is ‘Child’s Play’
SPY VS. SPY VS. SPY?
The Murky World of Spies Hacking Other Spies
Researchers tracking a Russian hacker group’s control center found a speck of pixels from China that were piggybacking their own infiltration. And then things got even weirder.
ICE Agents Get an Explainer on NSA Surveillance
‘The document strongly suggests that private information obtained using the government’s secret spying tools is bleeding into certain ICE investigations,’ an ACLU lawyer says.
ON THE HOOK
Senator Demands Answers From Telecom Giants on Phone Spying
In new letter to AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile, Ron Wyden gives the giants a deadline to come clean on closing the SS7 loophole that hackers have exploited for decades.
How Moscow's Spies Keep Duping America—Over and Over Again
The White House wants to warm up to Moscow, eventually. But CIA veterans say we tried that.
Mystery Company Told NSA Spies: Get a Warrant or Get Lost
In a first-of-its-kind revelation, a declassified document shows a firm fighting off the signature mass surveillance authority of America’s biggest spy agency.
WHO WATCHES THE WATCHERS?
Accused Leaker Worked at NSA Listening Post
The woman arrested for spilling secrets likely put her foreign-language skills to use translating intercepted communications at the “Sweet Tea” center in Georgia.
Report: Trump Asked Intel Chiefs to Deny Russia Collusion
DNI, NSA chiefs were asked to deny existence of any evidence of collusion.